Rice: More ‘Food Pretenders’ Popping Up Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019Last week, the FDA held a public meeting to discuss the efforts to modernize standards of identity for foods (SOI).  USA Rice President & CEO Betsy Ward presented public comments […]

Rice Market: Mexico Bans Uruguayan Imports Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Mexico has banned imports of Uruguayan rice after finding khapra beetle in a container earlier this month.  The National Health Service, Food Safety and Food Quality (SENASICA) in Mexico has […]

Rice: U.S. Makes 1st Sale to China Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its […]

Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 26 Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold the annual rice field day on June 26. “This is an opportunity for our faculty members to tell rice […]

Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019With final passage and signature of SB152 – Truth in Labeling, Louisiana has made it official and joins the growing list of states protecting consumers from mislabeling of products and demanding […]

USA Rice Demands End to False Labeling in Puerto Rico Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019USA Rice sent a cease and desist letter yesterday to Pan American Grain demanding that the company stop its deceptive practices concerning the marking and sales of imported Chinese rice […]

USA Rice, Anheuser-Busch Partner to Support Sustainable Farming Mar 18, 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019USA Rice and Anheuser-Busch are partnering for the third year in a row to invest in America’s rice growers, with America’s leading beer company announcing it will donate $150,000 to […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019Rice farmers in northeast Louisiana heard advice from LSU AgCenter scientists about growing their 2019 crop at a meeting in Rayville on Feb. 14. They also heard some potentially good […]

Rice Market: International Promotion Funding Tops $5Mln in 2019 Feb 11, 2019

🕔Feb 11, 2019The 2019 Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) allocations were announced late last week and USA Rice received more than $4 million, close to $25,000 more than […]

Rice Market: Concerns for U.S. Exports Following Brexit Vote Jan 16, 2019

🕔Jan 16, 2019The United Kingdom is hurtling towards the Brexit deadline of March 29 with severed brakes, and yesterday Parliament tossed the steering wheel out the window, strengthening the European Union’s hand, […]

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